Boosie Badazz Arrested on Weapons Charges in San Diego While Filming Music Video: Hip-hop fans were in shock as news broke that famous rapper Boosie Badazz also known as Torrence Hatch was arrested on weapons charges in San Diego California on May 7th, 2023.
According to reports the rapper was shooting a music video when he was taken into custody for allegedly possessing an illegal firearm.
Charges Against Boosie Badazz
Boosie Badazz is now facing several gun charges including felony possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition by a person prohibited from carrying ammunition carrying a concealed firearm the car was holding a gun that wasn’t registered, and the person driving didn’t have permission to carry it. These charges violate his status as a convicted felon.
His booking number in the complaint is 23717837 and he has been charged with felony possession of a firearm under Section A(1) PC CCW in Veh W/PR Fel Con under Section A (1) Prohibit Own/ETC Ammo under Section A(1) PC and Unlst Reg Ownr HNDGU under Section C(6) PC.
Boosie Badazz Released on Bond
After being taken to San Diego County Jail the rapper was released on bond on the same day. However, it is not yet clear when he will appear in court to defend himself against the charges.
Reactions to Boosie Badazz Arrest
As news of the rapper’s arrest spread social media was flooded with reactions from fans and other public figures. While some expressed support for the rapper others highlighted the seriousness of the charges against him.
One fan Netra Shellman said “I just left San Diego, California Boosie. I am going to come back to get you, my friend.” Another fan Shelia Sheshe Reed suggested that businessmen like Boosie Badazz need to ensure they know the laws in each state before carrying firearms.
However, some also saw the arrest as a reflection of the systemic injustice faced by black people in America. Geroge Fields quoted “Just as a white businessman is allowed to bear arms for his protection Lil Boosie and other businessmen should be allowed that same privilege.”
The arrest of Boosie Badazz on weapons charges while shooting a music video has left fans and the wider hip-hop community in shock. The rapper is now facing several gun charges and it remains to be seen when he will appear in court to defend himself.
While some have expressed support for the rapper others have highlighted the seriousness of the charges and the wider issue of systemic injustice faced by black people in America. We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.